sailing lifestyle

Work Hard, Play Hard – Designing a Boating Lifestyle

From life aboard work boats at sea to his regatta and offshore long-distance sailing, Chris Hefferan is living his boating lifestyle to the fullest Anchors Aweigh is a podcast for all boaters, from aspiring to experienced. Featuring in-depth conversations with boating experts and industry leaders, and packed full of tips, tricks, gear, and industry...

West Beach Pruthe Bay

Cruising the Wild West Coast of Vancouver Island

Pacific Northwest live aboard sailors experience sailing along the unspoiled side of Vancouver Island After a glorious summer cruising down through the Inside Passage in southeast Alaska and northern British Columbia, we decided to sail down the west coast of Vancouver Island before arriving in Canoe Cove, Sidney where we intended to hole up for...

flotilla cruises

Flotilla Cruises – Bow to Stern

A comprehensive how-to guide to planning a sailing cruise with more than one boat on the journey In previous articles about chartering, I have discussed several towns on the Chesapeake from which you might start a charter and a number of my favorite gunkhole destinations. Switching gears a bit, I’d like to begin to discuss...

Chesapeake Bay Chartering

Chartering a Boat on the Chesapeake Bay

Charter locations and sailing destinations to explore on the Chesapeake Bay I am unapologetically a sailor.  There is something so peaceful and calming about being on a boat under sail with the sunshine on my shoulders and the wind on the beam. And there is nothing more relaxing than sailing on the Chesapeake Bay....